In 2019, Athens, TN had a population of 53.1k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $43,285. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Athens, TN grew from 52,773 to 53,053, a 0.531% increase and its median household income grew from $41,398 to $43,285, a 4.56% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Athens, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.62%), White (Hispanic) (3.24%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.88%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.782%). 0% of the households in Athens, TN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.2% of the residents in Athens, TN are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Athens, TN was $133,200, and the homeownership rate was 73.5%. Most people in Athens, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Athens, TN was 2 cars per household.